Motorcyclist struck and killed by semi

Officials: Semi driver lost control

Published On: Oct 03 2012 09:02:17 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 03 2012 02:48:50 PM CDT
GALE TOWNSHIP, Wis. -

A motorcyclist was killed in Trempealeau County when a semi driver lost control of his rig and flipped over.

Sheriff's officials said the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Highway 54 in the Town of Gale Tuesday afternoon.

The motorcyclist is identified as 67-year-old Daniel Frenzel of Marshfield.

The driver of the semi suffered minor injuries. The road was closed for about seven hours.